Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 248 236
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 1.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
City of London median daily rate £238 £355 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.10% -11.58% -
10th Percentile £209 £280 £393
90th Percentile £559 £490 £410
Central London median daily rate £294 £355 £402
% change year-on-year -17.25% -11.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.80 - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.80 - -

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,233 848 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 11.79% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 683 606
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £290 £325 £331
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +74.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.64 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Altiris
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (60.00%) Wyse
3 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) ERP

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support
1 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 6 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Spectrum Management
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Altiris
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) SAP